Logan City

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.9% of the resident workforce of the Logan City were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.6% in Queensland.

The local unemployed resident includes all people who are residents in the local area who are looking for part-time or full-time work. This is an important resource for the local economy, their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

For an overview of unemployment levels and trends in the Logan City go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2011 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics
Logan City20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons12,832100.0100.09,804100.0100.0+3,028
Unemployment rate--8.97.6--7.293.9+1.7%
Age structure
15 - 24 years5,08939.735.63,96940.52.4+1,120
25 - 54 years6,39349.850.84,99350.93.4+1,400
55 - 64 years1,1879.311.97597.70.6+428
65 years and over1591.21.7780.80.1+81
Looking for
Full-time work8,12263.360.16,60867.44.0+1,514
Part-time work4,70436.739.93,20032.62.4+1,504
Bachelor or higher degree1,0218.013.75896.00.7+432
Advanced diploma or diploma1,0398.18.15135.20.4+526
Certificate level3,40326.524.62,19222.41.4+1,211
No qualifications6,91753.950.46,01961.43.6+898
Highest level of schooling
Year 126,60251.454.34,32344.13.1+2,279
Year 111,65112.911.51,35513.80.8+296
Under Year 104,24233.132.23,80838.82.4+434
Education institute attending
Not Attending9,77876.273.87,90880.75.0+1,870
Secondary school9887.77.16186.30.4+370
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1040.81.4530.50.1+51
Information Technology2381.91.91531.60.1+85
Engineering and Related Technologies8166.48.35275.40.4+289
Architecture and Building2842.22.93223.30.2-38
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies970.81.2951.00.1+2
Management and Commerce1,50311.711.88578.70.6+646
Society and Culture1,0468.27.35215.30.4+525
Creative Arts2341.82.41391.40.1+95
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services5714.44.13383.40.2+233
Mixed Field Programmes360.30.2170.20.0+19
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home2,78321.717.41,73817.70.9+1,045
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161,1278.88.6--------
Has internet access at home11,17387.185.68,14683.15.2+3,027
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4,29033.429.63,41734.92.0+873

City of Logan

economic profile